When his relationship with Dana White took a plunge, the former UFC light heavyweight champion reveals the precise moment as the turning point in their relationship.

One of the most brazen and outspoken individuals in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), Dana White is the CEO of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Therefore, it should not come as a surprise that he and his own boxers occasionally come into conflict with one another. This was the case with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who had previously held the title of light heavyweight champion.

On his most recent JAXXON PODCAST, the legendary mixed martial arts fighter known as “Rampage” discussed the moment when his friendship with Dana White took a significant turn. The conversation was especially significant because he had it with Aljamain Sterling, a former bantamweight champion who has his own feelings about how the promotion and White have handled him. Sterling has had his own complaints about how White has treated him.

As Jackson put it:

It is the way that my mind perceives it. Although I don’t always reveal my true intentions, my mind tends to believe that I do. If I were a promoter, I would say that yes, you have to make money, you have to do this, you have to do that, but your fighters, the ones who are fighting hard, selling tickets, and putting on entertaining fights, are the ones who are the most important. Just like Ben Askrens, or whatever the hell his name is, he needs to get his a** out from under him. Get him out of mixed martial arts. I abhor him. This is the kind of motherf***er that should be kicked out of the house.
While ‘Rampage’ had concerns with competitors such as Ben Askren, whom he does not believe contributed to mixed martial arts (MMA), he also had issues with the way that the organization prioritizes itself over its own roster.

“However, motherfers like as yourself and all of these other motherfers who go out there and fight and offer interesting battles, such as myself? Simply put, my job was to keep them entertained. Yes, it is what I enjoy. Whatever happens, I don’t give a f* about it. For me, entertaining is fun. Regarding getting my rear end kicked, I didn’t give a f* about it. This is one of the secrets I keep. Because of this, I fought in the manner that I would fight. So I told him, let the logos engage in a battle with one another. We’ll see how many fans are willing to sit down and watch that nonsense. When Dana White became enraged, that was the moment when our relationship began to falter.
Please have a look at the comments made by Quinton “Rampage” Jackson below (0:45):

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Despite the fact that he has a legacy, “Rampage” has not yet been admitted into the UFC Hall of Fame, which indicates that his relationship with the UFC has actually been strained.

Other fighters have clashed with the UFC over its conduct

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson is not the only fighter who has voiced their dissatisfaction with the way the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) does its business. Jackson has been open about his treatment while competing under the UFC brand. The mixed martial arts superstar Nate Diaz is well-known for his criticism of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) about a variety of issues.

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As a result of his choice to not renew his contract before to his departure, he engaged the promotion in a cold war. Prior to then, he had a negative attitude toward the pay structure of the promotion, as he believed that he was entitled to a higher salary. To demonstrate his disgust for the UFC Performance Institute, he once went so far as to urinate outside of the building.

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